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4000 IELTS Academic Word List (1)

IELTS academic test is a widely accepted examine in English countries. Its score is one of keys for university or college admission, especially for applying top universities or scholarships. You have to work hard to prepare this test, and spend much time to build IELTS academic vocabulary. This word list is for the job.

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IELTS vocabulary doesn't have an official definition. Every word has own frequency in specified circumstance. IELTS test has own convention to select materials. Words that meet with the convention are generally called IELTS vocabulary. If this vocabulary focuses on academic reading test, it's called IELTS academic vocabulary, which is the toughest one in all sorts of IELTS vocabularies.

IELTS academic word list isn't an accurate or exact word set. Searching on Internet you can see a dozen of word lists called as IELTS academic vocabularies. Students with separate levels or situations may choose differently. Some choose a short list because time matters; others prefer to learn difficult and large vocabulary in order to pursuit high score.

Here we present a serious resource, the largest IELTS word list in the website. The total 4000+ words reflect the essential vocabulary level of IELTS academic test. If you are serious for your future test and university admission, you should consider the list. It's long but deserves to spend time. Besides, we remind you this list is based on IELTS general vocabulary. As academic test takers, IELTS general vocabulary is the foundation of your test, you shouldn't ignore it.


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august: Read
a. Syn. impressive; majestic; grand
impressive; majestic; inspiring awe or admiration

authority: Read
n. Syn. jurisdiction; power
jurisdiction; power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge; government

authorize: Read
v. Syn. empower; sanction
empower; give permission for; sanction

automate: Read
v.
replace or enhance human labor with machines

automation: Read
n.
act or process of converting the controlling of a machine or device to a more automatic system, such as computer or electronic controls

autonomous: Read
a.
self-governing; not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent

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acquisition  Read
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act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
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one who has attained maturity or legal age; fully grown
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by the length; in a line with the length; onward; forward; in company; together
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feat; accomplishment; award for completing a particular task or meeting an objective
adhesive  Read
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way or opening for entrance or exit place; passage by which a place may be reached; broad street
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glue; paste ; substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
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varied; miscellaneous
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similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity
adversary  Read
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similar; in the same manner or to the same degree
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by the length; in a line with the length; onward; forward; in company; together
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opponent in contest; someone who offers opposition
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in the middle of; among; surrounded by
affection  Read
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fondness; tender feeling toward another; fondness
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stop or slow down; catch someone's attention; take into custody
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imitate; mimic, as an ape imitates human actions
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declare or state with confidence; put oneself forward boldly
ample  Read
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mechanized; operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control
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act or state of attending or heeding; application of the mind to any object of sense, representation, or thought
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more than enough in size or scope or capacity; fairly large
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related to school; not practical or directly useful; relating to scholarly organization; based on formal education
amplification  Read
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suppose; presume; take on; bear
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gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill
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related to school; not practical or directly useful; relating to scholarly organization; based on formal education
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addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
ape  Read
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varied; miscellaneous
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glue; paste ; substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
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imitate; mimic, as an ape imitates human actions
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opponent in contest; someone who offers opposition
appeal  Read
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attraction; charm; attract; fascinate; challenge
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glue; paste ; substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
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more than enough in size or scope or capacity; fairly large
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warning serves; alarm; condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action
assistant  Read
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making assaults; unjustly attacking; combative; hostile; tending to spread quickly
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helper; person who assists or helps someone else
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make fit for; change to suit a new purpose
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gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill
assorted  Read
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varied; miscellaneous
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similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity
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state of being absent; state of being away
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warning serves; alarm; condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action
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n.
ending; act of abolishing; act of doing away with


Spelling Word: abolition
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n. Syn. indictment; charge
indictment; charge of wrongdoing that is made against a person or other party


Spelling Word: accusation
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a.
known by or familiar with another; informed or familiar


Spelling Word: acquainted
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a. Syn. adjoining; neighboring
adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near


Spelling Word: adjacent
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n. Syn. attacker; assailant; invader
one that engages in aggression; person who first attacks


Spelling Word: aggressor
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a. Syn. solitary; by oneself
solitary; by oneself


Spelling Word: alone
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a. Syn. substitute
happening or following in turns; succeeding each other continuously; substitute


Spelling Word: alternate
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n. Syn. sanction; endorsement
official approbation; endorsement; act of approving


Spelling Word: approval
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v. Syn. plan; schedule
put in proper order; dispose in the manner intended, or best suited for the purpose


Spelling Word: arrange
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n. Syn. attack; onslaught
attack; onslaught


Spelling Word: assault